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Post by HoratioTarr on Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:40 pm

Labour MP Fiona Onasanya was found guilty of perverting the course of justice
She was found to have lied to police to avoid a speeding charge incurred in 2017
Denis MacShane, former Labour MP who served time for expenses fraud, says she should resign or risk and lowering the reputation of all politicians

Stripped of her liberty and now behind prison bars, Fiona Onasanya will not appear particularly out of the ordinary to her fellow inmates.

For these days, most people given a jail sentence have, like her, committed a non-violent crime or have felt pressured to do something stupid to protect a family member.

That said, to the public at large, her crime — perverting the course of justice — is a profoundly shocking one.

It is deeply disturbing that an MP — and a solicitor, too, no less — could so brazenly lie to try to save her skin.

What she did was lie to avoid a speeding ticket, colluding with her brother.

Sentencing her, Old Bailey judge Mr Justice Stuart-Smith said: ‘You have let down those who look to you for inspiration, your party, your profession and Parliament

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-6651249/DENIS-MACSHANE-Labours-jailed-MP-resign.html
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Post by HoratioTarr on Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:41 pm

SHould she be sacked?

Yes, she should.
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